Thursday, 5:55 pm ET
The Chicago Fire parted ways with two players, announcing on Thursday they have waived defender Kevin Ellis and midfielder Tony Tchani. While Tchani hadn't gotten extensive playing time this season, Ellis had been a regular in Veljko Paunovic's lineup prior to the move.
Thursday, 3:32 pm ET
The Portland Timbers brought back another familiar face, announcing on Thursday afternoon the return of Lucas Melano following two years on loan, in his native Argentina at Belgrano and Estudiantes. Melano, 25, helped the Timbers land their first major trophy in the club's MLS era, the 2015 MLS Cup. READ MORE
Thursday, 1 AM ET
As the official end to the window hit, the Vancouver Whitecaps announced they'd come to a mutual termination with attacker Bernie Ibini, clearing the way for a signing with UAE Pro League side Emirates Club. The 25-year-old Nigerian-born Australian international transferred from Club Brugge, but never quite caught on in parts of two seasons with the 'Caps, tallying 1 goals and 3 assists across 25 appearances (13 starts) in MLS play.
Additionally, Vancouver loaned 21-year-old forward Myer Bevan to USL affiliate Fresno FC for the remainder of the 2018 season. The New Zealand native has already collected a handful of caps with the All Whites, having scored two goals in international play.
Wednesday, 9:22 PM ET
The Portland Timbers announced their acquisition of Jorge Villafaña, using Targeted Allocation Money and trading up to the No. 1 allocation spot from the LA Galaxy in exchange for the No. 16 position in the Allocation Ranking Order, $75,000 in General Allocation Money (GAM) and $100,000 in 2019 TAM. READ MORE
The Timbers have acquired U.S. international defender Jorge Villafaña using Targeted Allocation Money via transfer from Liga MX side Santos Laguna.— Portland Timbers (@TimbersFC) August 9, 2018
DETAILS | https://t.co/8eWVpWepfD #RCTID pic.twitter.com/b67y0pJ8jF
Wednesday, 7:32 PM ET
The Montreal Impact continued their flurry of deadline deals, bringing in French international right back Bacary Sagna, who was rumored to be in conversation with Atlanta United earlier in the week. READ MORE
LIRE | @AJA. @Arsenal. @ManCity. @bncalcio. Et maintenant @impactmontreal.— Impact de Montréal (@impactmontreal) August 8, 2018
Bienvenue à Montréal Bacary Sagna! 😍 >> https://t.co/IeIyMAvS1G
Welcome to #MTL Sagna! >> https://t.co/Nw9ZgkIAzu#IMFC pic.twitter.com/SjqwQl8nAo
Wednesday, 6:47 PM ET
The Montreal Impact added to their midfield, acquiring veteran d-mid Micheal Azira. Azira has struggled for playing time under Anthony Hudson in Colorado after making 61 appearances over 2016 and 2017. READ MORE
LIRE | #IMFC acquiert le milieu de terrain international ougandais Micheal Azira des @ColoradoRapids >> https://t.co/UaSHoStvMn— Impact de Montréal (@impactmontreal) August 8, 2018
READ | Impact acquires Uganda international midfielder from Colorado Rapids >> https://t.co/X7YKEUHzbZ pic.twitter.com/uxnVtwE7Hj
Wednesday, 5:20 PM ET
American Soccer Now's Brian Sciaretta reported on Tuesday that LAFC were signing US youth international Josh Perez. Perez, the nephew of former USMNT midfielder Hugo Perez, currently plays for Fiorentina in Serie A. The LA Times' Kevin Baxter and ESPN's Jeff Carlisle confirmed the two sides had reached an agreement on Wednesday. MLSsoccer.com's Sam Stejskal also confirmed the signing on Wednesday. LAFC announced the signing at 6:03 pm ET.
Wednesday, 5:11 PM ET
The Athletic's Paul Tenorio is reporting that the Chicago Fire are in discussions (paywall) to add experienced Mexican international center back Hector Moreno, who would represent a significant addition to their backline.
Wednesday, 5:05 PM ET
The Quincy Amarikwa-Dom Oduro swap reported earlier today has been made official. READ MORE
Wednesday, 4:31 PM ET
After a Washington Post report late last week that Bill Hamid could be on his way back to D.C. United, the club made things official on Wednesday, announcing the US international 'keeper's re-signing following a brief spell in Denmark with Midtjylland. READ MORE
Wednesday, 3:30 PM ET
Wednesday, 3:01 PM PM ET
After being linked to the player for a week, Sporting KC's signing of Spanish center back Andreu Fontas was made official on Wednesday afternoon, bringing some help to a defense that has struggled more than usual this season. READ MORE
Wednesday, 3:01 PM PM ET
Wednesday, 2:23 PM ET
MLSsoccer.com's Sam Stejskal reported that former Portland Timbers left back Jorge Villafaña has signed a deal to come back to MLS. The US international left Portland to sign with Liga MX side Santos Laguna after winning the 2015 MLS Cup. The 28-year-old would have to go through the allocation process but his former side teased his return on Twitter.
Wednesday, 2:02 PM ET
Washington Post writer Steven Goff reported that Bill Hamid will be returning to D.C. United on a 1.5 year loan from Midtjylland. The longtime United 'keeper was unable to carve out a starting spot during his seven months in Denmark.
Done deal. Arriving tomorrow.— Steven Goff (@SoccerInsider) August 8, 2018
Wednesday, 1:45 PM ET
Hearing that Colorado Rapids are trying to move Yannick Boli. Has been a difficult debut season in MLS for the forward with one goal in 14 games.— Kristian Dyer (@KristianRDyer) August 8, 2018
Wednesday, 1 PM ET
D.C. United and the Portland Timbers announced the completion of their trade as left back Vytas heads to the nation's capital and $50,000 in Targeted Allocation Money going to the Rose City. The news was first reported by Goal.com's Ives Galarcep on Tuesday afternoon.
Wednesday, 11:50 AM ET
Following Brad Smith's signing with the Sounders, MLSsoccer.com's Sam Stejskal reports that Costa Rican left back Waylon Francis could be on his way out of Seattle.
Sounders officially add fullback Brad Smith on loan from Bournemouth. I'm told that they're looking to move Waylon Francis before tonight's deadline. We'll see if they find a taker.— Sam Stejskal (@samstejskal) August 8, 2018
Wednesday, 11:35 AM ET
Wednesday, 11:00 AM ET
Let's get this thing going.— Sam Stejskal (@samstejskal) August 8, 2018
Told by multiple sources that Atlanta United are looking to acquire an outside back to combat their ongoing injury woes at the position. They were interested in Brooks Lennon, but RSL didn't want to deal. Told that they are not pursuing Bacary Sagna.
Tuesday - August 7
- Report: Atlanta United talking with out-of-contract right back Bacary Sagna
- Report: Whitecaps set to acquire Salvadoran defender Roberto Dominguez
- Report: Crew SC receive offer for Wil Trapp from Blackburn Rovers
Monday - August 6
- TRADE: LAFC acquire Christian Ramirez from Minnesota United FC
- TRADE: Sporting Kansas City acquire Krisztian Nemeth in trade with New England
- Departure: Chicago Fire mutually part ways with defender Rafael Ramos